Just like the ones they had back in 1700?That’s cool to see. It’s amazing that the whole thing didn’t collapse. I’m glad that they are restoring it to the way that it was, and not modernizing the appearance. They are stupid if they don’t put in a sprinkler system this time.
It it get's too cheap ...The William Randolph Hearst estate in Beverly Hills was listed for $195,000,000 in 2016. Two years later the price was lowered to $135,000,000. Last year it was lowered to $125,000,000. Now it's down to $89,750,000. I wonder how long we might have to wait before the asking price is down to $100.
After the Hearst estate's longtime owner listed the property for $195 million in 2016, a bankruptcy court has recently forced the sale at a steep discountpeople.com
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Stylish.That middle picture looks almost like an M.C. Escher drawing! Here is one of the prominent works of architecture in my home town of Glendale, California – and in Glendale, "prominent" isn't saying much. This is one of hundreds of bank buildings designed by Peruvian-born architect Wenceslao Alfonso Sarmiento, who studied under Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
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Until I saw what building it was in and what part of it, it made zero sense. Now it makes sense, but it could have been better.I can't decide if it's fantastic, or a disgusting representation of the wealth of a few.
He should have kept studying. Neimeyer did some really cool stuff.Wenceslao Alfonso Sarmiento, who studied under Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.